On July 20, Beyonce made a stop in Detroit, Michigan as part of her current world tour, The Mrs. Carter Show. It also just so happened to be two days after the city filed for bankruptcy.
A weekend in Atlantic City is little more than a barrage of themes posing as “experiences,” cheap glitter, and shiny place to put your money forever. Toss in better outfits and some of modern pop’s most indelible hits, and the same could be said for a Beyoncé concert.
During her show in Nashville, Tenn., Beyonce paid tribute to fallen teen, Trayvon Martin. Beyonce hit the stage just thirty minutes after the “not guilty” verdict was passed down in the controversial George Zimmerman trial.
Diplo has elevated to one of the world’s most in-demand music producers, crafting hit songs for a an ever-expanding list of A-list artists including Usher (“Climax”), Justin Bieber (“Thought Of You”) and Snoop Dogg’s current reggae incarnation as Snoop Lion.
Queen Bey is on the cover of yet another magazine — this time it’s the L.A. based Flaunt and it’s a Beyoncé we haven’t seen before.
The diverse list of musicians is packed with pop stars, classic rockers and R&B starlets, but it’s Lady Gaga who looms the largest on the power list, despite cutting her most recent tour short.
If you thought it would all be over after her August appearances, guess again. Beyoncé has announced extended dates on her Mrs. Carter World Tour. After she appears at Made In America in Philly, the singer will head down to South America for the rest of August and September.
“I’m still putting stuff together for Beyonce’s album,” he told Billboard. “They’re still trying to figure out what they want that to be, which I’m not mad at.”
It isn’t the dress that’s causing an uproar, it’s the sketch of a curveless and slimmed down Beyoncé.
Michael Franti’s new song “I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like)” is all about being your authentic self. So for the video, Franti recruited a few people to just be themselves on film.